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  • Tips for road trips with your pet

    Tips for road trips with your pet
    In last week's column, I opened a window to the glamorous life of traveling alone and offered a few tips to keep the voices in your head from shouting down your sanity. Of course, most vacationers don't go it alone. Even the single among us can take...
  • Feedback: What's your favorite book for the beach?

    Feedback:  What's your favorite book for the beach?
    "Tortilla Flat" by John Steinbeck. — Olayinka Hassan, Chicago "From the Grand Canyon to the Great Wall: Travelers' Best, Worst and Most Ridiculous Stories From the Road" edited by David Slenk. It's a travel book that includes stories from multiple...
  • Market Watch: Return of the Chandler strawberries

    Market Watch: Return of the Chandler strawberries
    "Oh, strawberries don't taste as they used to," wrote John Steinbeck in "East of Eden." Never mind that the chapter was set a century ago; many foodies believe that industrial varieties and practices have degraded the flavor of modern strawberries. This...
  • Banshee scores best direction award for 'The Crucible'

    Banshee scores best direction award for 'The Crucible'
    Last Monday night, the local theater community gathered for the Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards at the recently opened, multimillion-dollar A Noise Within venue in Pasadena. Among the winners was the Burbank-based Theatre Banshee company, which...
  • Best Farm Movies

     
    Before I get to my list for today, I have a viewing tip for you. If you’ve never seen HBO's “The Larry Sanders Show,” or did see it years ago and would like to revisit it, they’re showing episodes on......
  • This Recording's marvelous writers series

     
    A blog series on writers from This Recording is a must-read....
  • Justin Halpern, the Twitter celeb behind "$#*! My Dad Says," urges kids to read

     
    Studies suggest that consuming short blasts of information has led to Web-induced attention deficit, making today's youth more impulsive and impatient and far less likely to log off long enough to leap into the pages of a good book. So......
  • Saturday's Highlights: 'Edge of the Garden' on Hallmark

     
    Click here to download TV listings for the week of May 15 - 21 in PDF format TV listings for the week of May 15 - 21 in PDF format (from latimes.com/entertainment/news/tv) Weekly TV Listings and more can be found......
  • Art review: Carol Selter at Charlie James Gallery

     
    Global degradation of the natural habitat is the pointed, timely subject of recent photographs and short videos by Bay Area artist Carol Selter, who holds an advanced degree in biological sciences as well as in art. Rather than traditional documentary.......
  • Carmageddon reading list: 19 books about the joys and terrors of transportation

     
    Carmaggedon: your 19-book reading list. Hope it's enough to keep you busy while stuck in traffic....
  • The birth of a Twitter trend: #replacebooktitleswithbacon

     
    Lots of great book titles with bacon! And if you've seen too many go by on Twitter lately, blame Carolyn Kellogg and Elissa Schappell....